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#161 D-DAWG83

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Posted 21 October 2015 - 02:28 PM

Not moving to Oman then?

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Posted 21 October 2015 - 02:32 PM

Not moving to Oman then?

 

Oman??? No thanks, been there done that. nothing but sand and camels (and camel spiders, nasty bloody things). Why do you think I'm moving there out of interest?



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Posted 21 October 2015 - 02:35 PM

Thought that is what you said when you sold me the car, you were selling because you were moving country.

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Posted 21 October 2015 - 03:15 PM

No not quite that far lol. My job moved to oxfordshire.

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Posted 21 October 2015 - 07:04 PM

No not quite that far lol. My job moved to oxfordshire.

 

 

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Posted 22 October 2015 - 07:00 AM

Well he could of meant here: >>CLICK ME<<

 

 



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Posted 22 October 2015 - 08:04 AM

I was just having a look through my old thread, Chris's statement proved to be accurate in a spooky kind of way:

 

 

They want hanging

 

 

Here is an interesting twist in the tale of my poor old VXT:

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk...ngland-33735602

 

Before any one says it, no I didn't have anything to do with it!

 

From what I've heard he was found swinging from a tree, very spooky.



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Posted 22 October 2015 - 08:10 AM

Pete, I've only just seen this thread. Gutted to hear what happened to your turbo! What a set of bastards!



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Posted 22 October 2015 - 09:57 AM

Alright Simon,  hope things are working out for you the other side of the pond.

 

To be honest mate the dust has well and truly settled for me with regards to the fire. The insurance paid out and I bought an epic SC'd VX with the cash. It was crap at the time but I've moved house, got a new job etc etc so it is but a distant memory. This story refuses to die though, I'm sure there are a few twists and turns left in it yet.



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Posted 23 October 2015 - 02:42 PM

Alright Simon,  hope things are working out for you the other side of the pond.

 

To be honest mate the dust has well and truly settled for me with regards to the fire. The insurance paid out and I bought an epic SC'd VX with the cash. It was crap at the time but I've moved house, got a new job etc etc so it is but a distant memory. This story refuses to die though, I'm sure there are a few twists and turns left in it yet.

 

I went even further west and crossed another pond in the end :) (that is to say I'm in Hong Kong now). 

 

How did you find the SC versus your old turbo? I think I'd go down the SC route if I get another. Are you still in the forces or did you leave?



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Posted 23 October 2015 - 09:08 PM

I bought a very well sorted sc, it had very many expensive upgrades. It was better than my old turbo in every measurable way. That said, my next vx will be a turbo. Not sure why. I'm still in the mob. I've left teaching and back working on aircraft so very happy at the moment. How did you end up in the far east? Did you over shoot the States?

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Posted 04 January 2016 - 06:54 PM

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Posted 07 January 2016 - 12:47 PM

 

Sickening read.



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Posted 01 September 2017 - 12:45 PM

Just read Pete's story from start to finish. Im pleased to announce that as of this weekend, I will be the new custodian of Pete's VX. Certainly looking forward to getting to grips with it, meeting new faces, and cant wait to get on track with it. Was a strange twist of fate that led me to Pete's car first, but certainly very happy with it. 

Thought I should update this thread and announce that I have agreed to buy Ryan/Pete/Daryl's car. Looking forward to picking it up next weekend. VX number 5 for me! 

 

It's first outing will be a shakedown trip to Zandvoort! rallly 



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Posted 01 September 2017 - 01:28 PM

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Posted 01 September 2017 - 03:08 PM

Thought I should update this thread and announce that I have agreed to buy Ryan/Pete/Daryl's car. Looking forward to picking it up next weekend. VX number 5 for me! 

 

Can't keep away eh Simon?



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Posted 01 September 2017 - 03:11 PM

Can't keep away eh Simon?

 

Never been away Steve :P  Can't stop buying VXs :lol: 



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Posted 01 September 2017 - 05:23 PM

Doing the community a service by stopping idiots from crashing them :lol:




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